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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29782936/stratification-of-type-2-diabetes-based-on-routine-clinical-markers
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Narges Safai, Ashfaq Ali, Peter Rossing, Martin Ridderstråle
AIMS: We hypothesized that patients with dysregulated type 2 diabetes may be stratified based on routine clinical markers. METHODS: In this retrospective cohort study, diabetes related clinical measures including age at onset, diabetes duration, HbA1c , BMI, HOMA2-β, HOMA2-IR and GAD65 autoantibodies, were used for sub-grouping patients by K-means clustering and for adjusting. Probability of diabetes complications (95% confidence interval), were calculated using logistic regression...
May 18, 2018: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776866/hearing-impairment-in-type-2-diabetics-and-patients-with-early-diabetic-nephropathy
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Jianmin Ren, Fufu Ma, Yujing Zhou, Anting Xu, Jianjian Zhang, Rong Ma, Xiaoyan Xiao
AIMS: The study was to investigate the hearing function in subjects with non-diabetic nephropathy and diabetic nephropathy and analyze related clinical indexes of hearing impairment. METHODS: We assessed the hearing function of 30 diabetics (DM group), 30 patients with early diabetic nephropathy (DN group) and 30 healthy subjects (NC group) using pure-tone audiometry, otoacoustic emissions, electronystagmography, caloric test and cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP)...
April 5, 2018: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29758962/association-between-serum-magnesium-and-common-complications-of-diabetes-mellitus
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Yiyan Zhang, Qin Li, Yi Xin, Weiqi Lv, Chuanbin Ge
BACKGROUND: Magnesium ion, as important cation in the human body, involved in various enzymatic reactions, glucose transport and insulin release. Now diabetes mellitus and diabetic complications have become important public health problems around the world. OBJECTIVE: This paper explores the association between concentration levels of serum magnesium and common complications and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus and other biochemical indexes. METHODS: There are 1217 eligible patients selected from 14,317 cases of diabetic hospitalization patients from January 2010 to December 2011...
April 27, 2018: Technology and Health Care: Official Journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756500/sirna-an-alternative-treatment-for-diabetes-and-associated-conditions
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Pravin Shende, Chirag Patel
Diabetes is a condition that is not completely treatable but life of a diabetic patient can be smoothed by preventing or delaying the associate conditions like diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy, impaired wound healing process etc. Apart from conventional methods to regulate diabetic condition, new techniques using siRNA have been emerged to prevent the associated conditions. This paper focuses on how siRNA used as a tool to silence the expression of genes which plays critical role in pathogenesis of these conditions...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Drug Targeting
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29745908/local-use-of-granulocyte-macrophages-colony-stimulating-factor-in-treatment-of-chronic-diabetic-neuropathic-ulcer-case-review
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E Karlafti, Ch Savopoulos, A Hatzitolios, T Didangelos
One of the main causes of amputations in patients with Diabetes Mellitus patients is a chronic diabetic foot ulcer. The authors present a clinical case and discussion of a successful use of Granulocyte-Macrophages Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) treatment for the promotion of healing of a chronic diabetic foot ulcer. A 65 year-old woman was admitted to the Diabetes Center with complaints of a deep non-healing chronic foot ulcer for the last 18 months. At the examination a 5 cm ulcer on the plantar surface of the right foot was revealed...
April 2018: Georgian Medical News
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29737256/cardiovascular-effects-of-liraglutide
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Nasser Mikhail
BACKGROUND: Liraglutide is a glucagon-like 1 (GLP-1) agonist approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. OBJECTIVE: To review the cardiovascular effects of liraglutide including macrovascular and microvascular events, its use in heart failure, and its effects on heart rate and blood pressure. RESULTS: The impact of liraglutide on cardiovascular outcomes was examined in a large well-designed study published in 2016, the LEADER trial...
May 7, 2018: Current Hypertension Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29728717/circulating-amino-acids-and-the-risk-of-macrovascular-microvascular-and-mortality-outcomes-in-individuals-with-type-2-diabetes-results-from-the-advance-trial
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Paul Welsh, Naomi Rankin, Qiang Li, Patrick B Mark, Peter Würtz, Mika Ala-Korpela, Michel Marre, Neil Poulter, Pavel Hamet, John Chalmers, Mark Woodward, Naveed Sattar
AIMS/HYPOTHESES: We aimed to quantify the association of individual circulating amino acids with macrovascular disease, microvascular disease and all-cause mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: We performed a case-cohort study (N = 3587), including 655 macrovascular events, 342 microvascular events (new or worsening nephropathy or retinopathy) and 632 all-cause mortality events during follow-up, in a secondary analysis of the Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron Modified Release Controlled Evaluation (ADVANCE) study...
May 4, 2018: Diabetologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29727039/microvascular-complications-in-diabetes-patients-with-heart-failure-and-reduced-ejection-fraction-insights-from-the-beta-blocker-evaluation-of-survival-trial
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Søren L Kristensen, Rasmus Rørth, Pardeep S Jhund, Li Shen, Matthew M Y Lee, Mark C Petrie, Lars Køber, John J V McMurray
AIMS: The role of microvascular complications in the risk conferred by diabetes in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS: We studied 2707 HFrEF patients in the Beta-blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial (BEST), stratified into three groups: no diabetes and diabetes without or with microvascular complications (neuropathy, nephropathy, or retinopathy). The risks of the composite of cardiovascular death or heart failure hospitalization, and all-cause death, were studied using Cox regression analyses adjusted for other prognostic variables...
May 4, 2018: European Journal of Heart Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725602/study-on-association-of-pentraxin-3-and-diabetic-nephropathy-in-a-rat-model
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Xuehai Chen, Jiao Luo, Minmin Wu, Zhuo Pan, Yue Xie, Hongwei Wang, Bicheng Chen, Hong Zhu
Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a serious microvascular complication of diabetes. Compared with other therapies for diabetic patients, islet transplantation can effectively prevent and reverse diabetes-induced microvascular disease, such as diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy. PTX3 is the only long pentraxin that can be detected in renal tissue. In this study, we investigated the expression of PTX3 when early DN was reversed after islet transplantation. Methods . Diabetes was induced in rats by injecting streptozotocin (STZ)...
2018: Journal of Diabetes Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707586/the-relationship-between-diabetes-related-complications-and-obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-type-2-diabetes
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Nantaporn Siwasaranond, Hataikarn Nimitphong, Areesa Manodpitipong, Sunee Saetung, Naricha Chirakalwasan, Ammarin Thakkinstian, Sirimon Reutrakul
This study explored the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the presence of any diabetes-related complications in type 2 diabetes and whether this was mediated by hypertension. Secondly, the relationship between OSA severity and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) was investigated. A total of 131 patients participated. OSA was diagnosed using a home monitor, and severity was measured by apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) and oxygen desaturation index (ODI). OSA was found in 75.6% of the participants, 40...
2018: Journal of Diabetes Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29701162/hydrogen-sulfide-in-diabetic-complications-focus-on-molecular-mechanisms
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Ling-Ling Qian, Xiao-Yu Liu, Qiang Chai, Ru-Xing Wang
BACKGROUND: A growing number of studies have indicated that hydrogen sulfide (H2S) affects the development of diabetes and its complications, but the specific mechanism is not completely clear. OBJECTIVE: To summarize the effects and recent molecular mechanisms of H2S in various diabetic complications. METHODS: Articles regarding the role of H2S channels in diabetic complications and relevant mechanisms were selected. Relevant articles published from 2006 to present were selected from PubMed...
April 25, 2018: Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders Drug Targets
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29694634/higher-fiber-intake-is-associated-with-lower-blood-pressure-levels-in-patients-with-type-1-diabetes
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Mileni Vanti Beretta, Fernanda R Bernaud, Ciglea Nascimento, Thais Steemburgo, Ticiana C Rodrigues
Objective The present investigation sought to evaluate the potential association between dietary fiber intake and blood pressure (BP) in adult patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Subjects and methods A cross-sectional study was carried out in 111 outpatients with T1D from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Patients were predominantly male (56%) and white (88%), with a mean age of 40 ± 10 years, diabetes duration of 18 ± 9 years, BMI 24.8 ± 3.85 kg/m2, and HbA1c 9.0 ± 2.0%. After clinical and laboratory evaluation, dietary intake was evaluated by 3-day weighed-diet records, whose reliability was confirmed by 24-h urinary nitrogen output...
February 2018: Archives of Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29693278/inhibition-of-c298s-mutant-of-human-aldose-reductase-for-antidiabetic-applications-evidence-from-in-silico-elementary-mode-analysis-of-biological-network-model
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Saif Khan, Tulika Bhardwaj, Pallavi Somvanshi, Raju K Mandal, Sajad A Dar, Arshad Jawed, Mohd Wahid, Naseem Akhter, Mohtashim Lohani, S Alouffi, Shafiul Haque
Human aldose reductase (hAR) is the key enzyme in sorbitol pathway of glucose utilization and is implicated in the etiology of secondary complications of diabetes, such as, cardiovascular complications, neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, and cataract genesis. It reduces glucose to sorbitol in the presence of NADPH and the major cause of diabetes complications could be the change in the osmotic pressure due to the accumulation of sorbitol. An activated form of hAR (activated hAR or ahAR) poses a potential obstacle in the development of diabetes drugs as hAR-inhibitors are ineffective against ahAR...
April 25, 2018: Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29684616/serum-fibrinogen-predicts-diabetic-esrd-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
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Junlin Zhang, Yiting Wang, Rui Zhang, Hanyu Li, Qianqian Han, Yucheng Wu, Shanshan Wang, Ruikun Guo, Tingli Wang, Li Li, Fang Liu
AIMS: Although increased serum fibrinogen level was often observed in patients with diabetic nephropathy (DN), its association with DN severity and progression remains unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the serum fibrinogen levels and clinicopathological features and renal prognosis in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and DN. METHODS: A total of 174 patients with T2DM and biopsy-proven DN were enrolled...
April 20, 2018: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682579/glomerular-filtration-rate-and-or-ratio-of-urine-albumin-to-creatinine-as-markers-for-diabetic-retinopathy-a-ten-year-follow-up-study
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Pedro Romero-Aroca, Marc Baget-Bernaldiz, Raul Navarro-Gil, Antonio Moreno-Ribas, Aida Valls-Mateu, Ramon Sagarra-Alamo, Joan F Barrot-De La Puente, Xavier Mundet-Tuduri
Aims: To determine the relationship between diabetic nephropathy and diabetic retinopathy on a population of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Methods: A prospective ten-year follow-up population-based study. We determined differences between estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) using the chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration equation and urine albumin to creatinine ratio. Results: Annual incidence of any-DR was 8.21 ± 0...
2018: Journal of Diabetes Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675479/associations-of-diabetic-retinopathy-with-retinal-neurodegeneration-on-the-background-of-diabetes-mellitus-overview-of-recent-medical-studies-with-an-assessment-of-the-impact-on-healthcare-systems
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Rafał Muc, Agnieszka Saracen, Iwona Grabska-Liberek
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is one of the biggest healthcare and financial problems worldwide. The disease is strongly associated with microvascular and macrovascular complications, causing co-existing diseases like Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetic Neuropathy and Diabetic Nephropathy. Annual healthcare expenditures for diabetes treatment and complications prevention cost 727 billion USD in year 2017. Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Retinal Neuropathy are closely related diseases - originating from incorrectly controlled glycemia, blood pressure and lipid levels in the course of increasing resistance of the body tissues to insulin...
2018: Open Medicine (Warsaw, Poland)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29674133/analysis-of-the-dna-methylation-profiles-of-mir-9-3-mir-34a-and-mir-137-promoters-in-patients-with-diabetic-retinopathy-and-nephropathy
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Mayara Karla Dos Santos Nunes, Alexandre Sérgio Silva, Isabella Wanderley de Queiroga Evangelista, João Modesto Filho, Cecília Neta Alves Pegado Gomes, Rayner Anderson Ferreira do Nascimento, Rafaella Cristhine Pordeus Luna, Maria José de Carvalho Costa, Naila Francis Paulo de Oliveira, Darlene Camati Persuhn
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April 4, 2018: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669555/the-role-of-dipeptidylpeptidase-4-inhibitors-in-management-of-cardiovascular-disease-in-diabetes-focus-on-linagliptin
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Annayya R Aroor, Camila Manrique-Acevedo, Vincent G DeMarco
Multiple population based analyses have demonstrated a high incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cardiovascular (CV) mortality in subjects with T2DM that reduces life expectancy by as much as 15 years. Importantly, the CV system is particularly sensitive to the metabolic and immune derangements present in obese pre-diabetic and diabetic individuals; consequently, CV dysfunction is often the initial CV derangement to occur and promotes the progression to end organ/tissue damage in T2DM. Specifically, diabetic CVD can manifest as microvascular complications, such as nephropathy, retinopathy, and neuropathy, as well as, macrovascular impairments, including ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease...
April 18, 2018: Cardiovascular Diabetology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29660007/uric-acid-is-not-associated-with-diabetic-nephropathy-and-other-complications-in-type-1-diabetes
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Sascha Pilemann-Lyberg, Tine Willum Hansen, Frederik Persson, Simone Theilade, Tarunveer Singh Ahluwalia, Jan Frystyk, Peter Rossing
Background: To examine the association between plasma uric acid (UA) and the presence of diabetic complications including diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 1 diabetes. Methods: This study, which is cross-sectional in design, included 676 Caucasian type 1 diabetes patients from the Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen. Participants with UA within the three lowest sex-specific quartiles were compared with participants with levels in the highest quartile...
April 11, 2018: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649995/the-prevalence-and-systemic-risk-factors-of-diabetic-macular-edema-a-cross-sectional-study-from-turkey
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Durgul Acan, Mehmet Calan, Duygu Er, Tugba Arkan, Nilufer Kocak, Firat Bayraktar, Suleyman Kaynak
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of diabetic macular edema (DME) utilizing optical coherence tomography (OCT), and to clarify the effects of the systemic findings and risk factors on the development of DME. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the departments of ophthalmology and endocrinology at the Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine in Izmir, Turkey. The demographics, type and duration of diabetes mellitus, treatment modality, smoking and alcohol consumption habits, as well as the systemic blood pressure, renal functional tests, hemoglobulin A1c level, serum lipid profile, and 24-h urine albumin level were noted and statistically analyzed...
April 12, 2018: BMC Ophthalmology
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